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We found 4 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept BlueSelect Everyday Health Premier 1451V near Orange City, FL.

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Dr. Jeremy Don Steinbaum, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
1053 Medical Center Drive; Suite 242
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Jeremy Steinbaum is a general surgery and vascular surgery specialist in Orange City, FL and Lake Mary, FL. His clinical interests encompass robotic surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Steinbaum accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Steinbaum attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Steinbaum (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hernia repair, robotic surgery, Nissen fundoplication

All Interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Aortobifemoral Bypass, Lung Biopsy, Lower Extremity Bypass Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 17
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,079
  • Medicare Cost: $674
Dr. Joan Weber Iacobelli, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
1053 Medical Center Drive; Suite 242
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Joan Iacobelli's medical specialty is general surgery. Dr. Iacobelli is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hernia repair, Nissen fundoplication

All Interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Aortobifemoral Bypass, Lung Biopsy, Lower Extremity Bypass Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 23
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,079
  • Medicare Cost: $697
Dr. Dennis Fernando Diaz, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
1053 Medical Center Drive; Suite 242
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Dennis Diaz practices general surgery. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center, Dr. Diaz attended medical school at Ponce School of Medicine. He has indicated that his clinical interests include robotic surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Diaz takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hernia repair, robotic surgery, Nissen fundoplication

All Interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Hemorrhoidectomy, Liver Resection, Small Bowel Resection, Colectomy, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 35
  • Uninsured Cost: $784 - $1,079
  • Medicare Cost: $453 - $697
Dr. Carhine Pierre-Lambert, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
932 Saxon Boulevard
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Carhine Pierre-Lambert specializes in obstetrics and gynecology and practices in Orange City, FL. Dr. Pierre-Lambert is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and performed her residency at Westchester Medical Center. Dr. Pierre-Lambert (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and French.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Colposcopy, Pap Test, Biopsy, Laparoscopic Surgery, Intrauterine Device, Myomectomy, Sterilization, ... (Read more)

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What is Minimally Invasive Surgery?

Minimally invasive surgery is surgery performed using tiny tools and several small incisions instead of one large one. First performed in the 1980s, minimally invasive surgery has now become commonly used for all kinds of procedures because it offers so many benefits over traditional surgery.

Since minimally invasive surgery minimizes the amount of injury that a patient experiences by avoiding a large incision, it typically results in fewer issues after surgery. There tend to be fewer stitches needed, less scarring, less pain, a faster recovery time, and a lower risk of infection. Some minimally invasive procedures even require less anesthesia than usual.

There are three main types of minimally invasive surgery:
  • Laparoscopic surgery, where several small incisions are made. A tiny camera is inserted into one, and the surgeon looks at the procedure on a video screen while moving tools through the other openings.
  • Endoscopic surgery, which is performed using an endoscope. An endoscope is a thin, hollow tube that contains a camera. It can be inserted either through a small incision or an existing opening such as the nose. Tiny tools can be passed through the tube to the area that needs to be worked on.
  • Robotic surgery, which uses tools that are even smaller and more precise than laparoscopic tools. The tools and camera are inserted through a small opening, and then the surgeon controls the robot from a computer in another room.

Minimally invasive surgery is not the right choice in every situation. However in many cases, it makes surgery less difficult to handle.